Photo showing snow on the Flatirons in March.

Rain or snow at 32 degrees? It's complicated, new study shows

March 20, 2018

Assistant Professor Ben Livneh co-authors study on how location and humidity can affect precipitation, illustrating wide variability in how and why different areas receive snow or rain at near-freezing temperatures.Read more »
Casie Venable

Graduate student named to ASCE's New Faces of Engineering

Feb. 22, 2018

Casie Venable, EIT, a research assistant and graduate student in civil engineering, has been named one of 10 New Faces of Civil Engineering, Professional Edition by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for 2018. This program recognizes young civil engineers for their achievements and contributions to society. Venable will... Read more »
The team with professor Kyri Baker (center).

Interdisciplinary team headed to finals in NASA Mars competition

Jan. 23, 2018

Team advisor Kyri Baker, assistant professor in civil, environmental and architectural engineering, says NASA is "trying to harness new creativity" with BIG Idea Challenge college competition.Read more »
Behind-the-scenes photo of the podcast recording with van Den Heever and Holdren.

PODCAST: CEAE student interviews John Holdren during CU Boulder visit

Dec. 14, 2017

Civil engineering master's student Nikki van Den Heever chatted with the former White House advisor about the past, present and future of science and technology policy.Read more »
Matthew Hallowell hiking in New Zealand with his wife, Robyn, and son Rowan.

President’s Teaching Scholar brings innovation to study of construction safety

Dec. 8, 2017

Matt Hallowell chose a position with the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering “because of the collegiality and reputation of the program, the quality of the students and the work-life balance that can be attained in Boulder.”Read more »
Researcher Joe Ryan collects water samples in Lafayette, Colo.

Professor discusses energy development in NPR podcast

Nov. 30, 2017

Joe Ryan says his main issue is that the state’s setback distance isn’t based on any sort of scientific analysis.Read more »
Gregor Henze

$2M grant aims to help reduce energy usage in U.S. homes

Nov. 28, 2017

Gregor Henze will lead project to develop an occupancy detection system that relies on cameras to detect human presence and monitor patterns of activity in electricity use throughout homes.Read more »
Shideh Dashti

Assistant professor recognized by ASCE Geo-Institute

Nov. 21, 2017

Assistant Shideh Dashti has received the Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Geo-Institute. According to the ASCE, Dashti was chosen “for outstanding contributions to risk assessment and mitigation, including seismic soil-structure interaction in urban areas, influence of liquefaction on structures, liquefaction mitigation strategies for... Read more »
A screenshot of the S2S Climate Outlooks for Watersheds website shows forecasted temperature anomalies for watersheds across the contiguous United States.

PhD student helps to create new tool for watershed climate forecasts

Nov. 10, 2017

Sarah Baker's work with NCAR will help water managers make better decisions about how much water to release or store in critical reservoirsRead more »
Keith Molenaar

Professor inducted into National Academy of Construction

Oct. 30, 2017

Keith Molenaar, K. Stanton Lewis Professor of Construction Engineering and Management, was inducted into the National Academy of Construction (NAC) during the organization's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., last week. According to the NAC, Molenaar was selected because he is a "recognized academic leader who has made leading edge contributions... Read more »